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Trump poised to veto Congress’ measure rebuking border order

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Photo: Mark J. Terrill, Associated Press

By JILL COLVIN, LISA MASCARO and ALAN FRAM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was poised to issue the first veto of his presidency Friday afternoon, after a bipartisan rebuke of the national emergency he declared to circumvent Congress and fund his long-stalled southern border wall.

A dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats on the joint resolution Thursday, which capped a week of confrontation with the White House as both parties in Congress strained to exert their power in new ways. And Trump made clear how he planned to respond, tweeting the

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